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PORTUGAL: The next big step towards sustainability

By | 2019-06-12T14:16:20+00:00 June 12th, 2019|Categories: Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog, Portugal|Tags: , , |

In previous articles, Magnus presented the roadmaps for the next phase towards a more sustainable future for Spain and Italy. Following that, this article will be dedicated to the roadmap that defines the next years between 2021 and 2030 for Portugal in order to achieve the targets agreed back in 2015 in Paris during the COP21. [...]

WHY IS IT DIFFICULT TO COMPLY WITH THE ENERGY BUDGET?

By | 2019-01-17T10:19:15+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Categories: Featured, M·Blog, Portugal, Spain|Tags: , , |

There is always a clear risk of mismatch between expectations and reality according to how a company develops its economic activity and whose results depend (to a greater or lesser extent) on the cost of energy. Any company with a medium-long term economic strategy must deal with regulatory, technological, macroeconomic changes and always with the aim [...]

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Portugal: 103% Renewables 0% Guarantees

By | 2018-06-12T15:34:03+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, Featured, M·Blog, Portugal|Tags: , , |

March of 2018 was the “greenest” month ever in Portugal. The energy generated from clean sources exceeded demand by 3%, beating the record of 99% capacity achieved in 2014. This could mean that all the energy consumed in our households came from renewable energy sources and, not even if not entirely true, it’s still a praiseworthy [...]

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Go Solar Portugal (self-consumption systems)

By | 2017-05-31T10:12:22+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, M·Blog, Portugal|Tags: , , , , |

In a country like Portugal where the sun shines between 2 200 and 3 000 hours per year the ability to produce your own energy through solar radiation is a great opportunity to help the environment and to reduce your energy bills. From January 2015, this opportunity became a reality through a law published in October [...]

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Portugal’s El Dorado: a brief story of the quest for oil in this country

By | 2017-05-22T08:48:31+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Categories: M·Blog, Oil, Portugal|Tags: |

In January 2015, Portugal popped up all over the news and not because of another record break by Cristiano Ronaldo. An English company named IONIQ Resources confirmed that they had conducted a study using revolutionary technology that found six potential oil fields in Portugal, amounting to, at least, 1 billion barrels or something around 43 thousand [...]

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A glimpse at Portugal’s Energy Path

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:17+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Categories: Energy Markets, Featured, M·Blog, Portugal|Tags: , |

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released the Evaluation report about Portugal and its Energy Policy performance. The present article summarizes this document, focusing on the overall performance and the future steps suggested by the EIA. Portugal is a leader and a pioneer when it comes to renewable energy and energy efficiency matters. Recent data from [...]

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